Tag Archives: August/September 2018

Tiny Village with Big Heart – Keep an Open “Travel” Mind

Summer and fall is popular time for traveling. There are many dream places we wish to visit, for the unique experience, fascinating culture, and special food to enjoy. Most of those places we learned often from reading books, watching movies, or being recommended by others. My little quest for icebergs this July long weekend turned out to be a bit … <entire article…>

Movies That Will Quench Your Thirst

Nothing says summertime refreshment like a cool beverage on the patio. These films highlight the art (and often overindulgence) of cooling down and enjoying a drink (or two…) with friends and family. Remember to enjoy these movies responsibly.                  

Thank you to everyone who took part in Let’s BEACH! 2018

On June 23rd, Beaches residents, local businesses and community groups got together at the boathouse, along the boardwalk, to celebrate the arrival of summer. To find out more about the participating businesses and to view event photos and videos visit beachesliving.ca/letsbeach. PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES: 30 Minute Hit Beaches 30minutehit.com Balmy Beach Canoe Club balmybeachcanoe.com Beaches Reading Clinic beachesreadingclinic.ca Simply Math Tutoring … <entire article…>

Coming, Going and On The Move

Welcome new neighbours: Billy’s Diner – 99 Pape Ave. Boardwalk Grill – 1681 Lake Shore Blvd. E. Chocollata – 986A Kingston Rd. Hello Gorgeous – 1594 ½ Queen St. E. IDA Pharmacy – 1868 Queen St. E. Jasper Dandy – 725 Queen St. E. M’Eat Resto Butcher – 806 Queen St. E. Magenta Health – 1868 Queen St. E. MexiCados … <entire article…>

From Corporate Life to Family Business

After 25 years as a successful marketing executive for large, big brand accounts, Carolyn Scharf made a very gutsy move—the single mom left the security of her job and set up her own business. “I just couldn’t get excited about the work anymore,” she says, “I had to try something different.” Carolyn chose the spa industry because of the growing … <entire article…>

The Art of the Focus Group

Have you ever lined the shelves of your store with a new product or offered a terrific new service, and then waited until someone bought what you were selling? Maybe they looked at the items, even asked about them, but then put them back on the shelf. When you are selling a product or service, it can be very difficult … <entire article…>